Michele Savin, MSN, NNP, was the recipient of the Academy of Neonatal Nursing 2015 Excellence in Neonatal Nursing Practice Award at the National Neonatal Nurses Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Savin graduated from the University of Delaware in 1988 with a BSN and joined Christiana as a nurse on patient care unit 5A. She started working in the neonatal intensive-care unit in 1989.
She received her MSN degree as a neonatal nurse practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and practiced at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 1992 until returning to Christiana Care in 1998. She currently is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
In 2012 she returned to Jefferson as coordinator of the neonatal nurse practitioner program and now splits her time between there and Christiana Care.
Savin is involved in local and national nursing and advocacy organizations, speaks professionally to local and national audiences, serves as a review editor for Advances in Neonatal Nursing and is an editorial advisory board member for Healthy Mom and Baby Magazine.